Lecture4_Asphalt_production

Lecture4_Asphalt_production - Lecture 4: ASPHALT REFINING...

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1 Lecture 4: ASPHALT REFINING AND USES OF ASPHALT BINDERS Bitumen Tar (from coal Asphalt Cement (from petroleum crude (from coal) ± road tar ± coal tar (from petroleum crude) • asphaltic bitumen • asphaltic binder Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) ± Asphalt concrete ± Asphalt paving mix • Bituminous concrete • Bituminous paving mi ± Asphalt mix mix • Bituminous mix
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2 Significant Crude Oil Sources Domestic Gulf coas Foreign Mexico ± Gulf coast ± Mid-continent ± Rocky Mountain ± West coast ± Alaska • Mexico • Venezuela • Canada • Middle East Distillation is the First Step ± Separate various crude fractions with different boiling ranges ± Residuum (Resid) is asphalt ± Various fractions condensed in trays ± Vacuum and steam distillation avoids cracking (molecular breakdown) - Vacuum (1 PSI) - Vacuum & Steam (0.25 PSI)
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3 Refinery Operation FIELD STORAGE PUMPING STATION LIGHT DISTILLATE HEAVY DISTILLATE MEDIUM DISTILLATE PROCESS UNIT ASPHALT CEMENTS FOR PROCESSING INTO
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2009 for the course CM 3400 taught by Professor Hassan during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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Lecture4_Asphalt_production - Lecture 4: ASPHALT REFINING...

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